Mark Watson Makes the World Substantially Better

Mark Watson Makes the World Substantially Better

Mark Watson Makes the World Substantially Better is a radio comedy programme starring Mark Watson. It started on BBC Radio 4 on 13 February 2007. The show is recorded in front of a live audience and has the format of stand-up comedy from Watson interspersed with songs and poetry.

Series 1

Each episode of the first series dealt with the problems of the world, categorised by the seven deadly sins. Tim Minchin provided music, and Tim Key provided poetry.

  • Episode 1 - Greed and Gluttony (the "similar sins") (Tim Minchin provided song "Greed (Balsa Wood and Glue)")
  • Episode 2 - Lust (Tim Minchin provided song "Lust (Outstanding Woman)")
  • Episode 3 - Pride (Tim Minchin provided song "Pride (Comes Before a Fall)")
  • Episode 4 - Envy (Tim Minchin provided the song "Envy (My Neighbours Ass)")
  • Episode 5 - Sloth (Tim Minchin provided song "Lament of the Three Toed Sloth")
  • Episode 6 - Wrath (Tim Minchin provided song "Angry (Feet)")

Series 2

The second series began on 13 August 2008 and each episode deals with virtues, again with Tim Key writing poems but now with Tom Basden providing the music.

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